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Apr 4, 2013 11:00pm EDT
the averages today, dow gained 56 points, nasdaq advanced .2%. economists don't provide the value added we need to invest in the stock market. they've got other purposes but keep trying to be in our territory. by this time, you know most of the commentary we hear and read comes from those with economics, they sift data and reach conclusions about the overall stock market's direction from the data. they come into our zone. they see japan devaluing its currency to make a negative judgment about our exporters. they see europe teetering on the brink and they draw conclusions about our financials. they see payroll taxes increase and gasoline go higher and decide we as a nation aren't spending and the consumers are getting crushed. they think the s&p 500, well, katie bar the door, right? >> the house of pain. >> they always try to relate their big picture view to stocks, to our territory, in order to reach conclusions that are allegedly helpful to you at home. given how wrong they are, though, i think it's time they ask why the heck they're even allowed to reach these stock market concl
Apr 10, 2013 3:00pm EDT
at the high of the day. now a gain of 139 points is at 14,812. the nasdaq has been the strongest of the major averages since this rally began on friday morning after that jobs report came out. the nasdaq up 4% since that low on friday. it's up 1.76% right now, with a gain of 56 points. the s&p, no small shakes either. a gain of 1.2% or 18 points at 1,586. so what is happening with this market and why? even as the fed hints at tapering down its stimulus in the near future, maybe as early as this summer, bob pisani in the middle of the action at the new york stock exchange with what's going on. robert? >> i want to show you what's happening on a two-day of the s&p 500, bill. put that up and you'll see a big gap right at the open, about five points on the s&p. that's kind of rare. you see that move right to the upside. that's because even though there may be people hinting at stopping the purchases, most of the traders look at those fmoc minutes and they concluded that the weak jobs report we saw last friday doesn't give them a lot of confidence in the sustainability of an improvement
Apr 24, 2013 1:00am PDT
so much. seema modi reporting from the nasdaq. let's turn now to john buckingham. he's been buying apple for his clients and he's chief investment officer at asset management. so, john, is this what you expected in terms of earnings and the dividend and the stock buyback from apple tonight? >> well, it was certainly a news-filled afternoon from apple. the stock buyback was frankly, more than we might have envisioned so we're very appreciative of that. apple has a gigantic cash hoard. over $150 a share in cash and we really are happy that they're putting that to work especially when you can buy the stock here at these very inexpensive valuations. >> we are trading at less than ten times earnings for one of america's greatest corporations and yes, i know that earnings were a little disappointing in terms of the guidance here for the next quarter, but this is a fantastic company with tremendous products and a huge, installed base of rabid customers. yes, they're going through a little bit of a product lull here now as we wait for the next big thing, and of course, that's what's on eve
Apr 23, 2013 6:30pm PDT
action in this dow chart. the s&p 500 and the nasdaq and treasury futures all had similar reactions. now comes the investigation. how was a.p.'s twitter feed compromised? who did it? was it someone to hook the market after the boston bombings. a pro-assad syrian group claimed responsibility, but that claim has not been verified and while officials try to figure out what happened traders breathed a sigh of relief as the markets rebounded to notch a third straight day of gains. helped by a boost in new home sales and a strong round of earnings before the bell, stocks chocked up another winning session. in the end the dow shot up 152 points and the nasdaq up 35. the s&p added 16. >>> more headaches today for people traveling by air. at airports from coast to coast more flights were delayed because of furloughed air traffic controllers due to the budget sequester. members of congress today urged the white house to postpone those furloughs to speed up air travel and find other ways to save money. those long lines means more americans are flying and that means good news for some of the na
Apr 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
evening, and that's where we begin with seema mody at the nasdaq. seema? >> suzy, a big day for tech. microsoft first. a lot of concern around weakness and personal computer sales ahead of its earning report, but the numbers are out, and it beat the street by 4 cents on its bottom line. ceo steve baumer said the bold bets wmade on cloud seices are payingoff. they also announced o.eter klein will b leaving the f the year. it wil name its new cfo in the next several weeks. let's also look at google. shes arep after hou. thenternet giant reporting an eps of $11.58 versus a street estimate of $10.66. however, its quarterly revenue of $13.97 billion came in slightly shy of the $14.09 billion expected by the street. and lastly, big blue ibm, the diversified tech player that is many times seen as a good barometer of what to expect from the broader technology space missed street expectations on its top and bottom line due to a decline in hardware and services sales. its first quarter eps came in at $3 a share versus a $3.05 estimate. the investment group says looking back over the last ten y
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Apr 10, 2013 3:00pm EDT
heading up. nicole: everybody remembers the year 2000 when the nasdaq was at 5000. while the dow and s&p are breaking to the new record intraday highs, the nasdaq breaking a multi-year high as well. take a look at what is going on with some of these tech stocks. doing so well, being among the best performers on the dow jones industrials in percentage terms. ibm got positive comments from ubf putting a buy rating on that, so they are real winners today and over this year for example intel of about 8%, microsoft up about 13%. liz: some breaking news involving aig and the former leader of this company. a judge has approved the settlement with hank greenberg. others are involved in this but investors had accused greenberg and other executives of making misleading statements, greenberg left aig in 2005 amid probes into the insurer's accounting, then of course it was 2007 when the market blew up and aig had all kinds of problems that we can pull up the stock and see aig is up about 8% today. the earlier high was 40-40. half of the session for the moment when it comes to aig. but the annual hig
Apr 17, 2013 1:00pm EDT
. >> the markets are really taking it on a chin. take a look at the nasdaq really getting beaten up. just above 400 bucks a share. before we dive into that, let's get right to amonday jabbers on capital hill. >> they have given the all clear from the suspicious package incident incidents. they have that office and that hall way closed down for a little while. they had that area closed off and gave an alert to staffers not to go there. a granular substance that tested positive for rice and also down at the white house they have confirmed that they received a letter at the white house mail processing facilities. >> there was a letter sent to addressed to the president that at a off site mail facility. it was noted to have contained a suspicious substance and tests were undertaken. the fbi has a lead in that investigation, of course. and has said in its statement that they will be conducting further tests to determine what the nature of the substance is. >> the guys tell me they are still looking into these incidents here. they have given the all clear for staffers to move around and conduct
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Apr 17, 2013 3:00pm EDT
points 14,614 we are off the lows but not by much. look at the nasdaq down with a 2% earlier is now down one point* nine 6% some of the biggest losers of the day on a broader stock perspective is material and mining. freeport-mcmoran and others trading sharply to the down side and that sentiment especially with the nasdaq the most recognizable name around the globe the biggest one day loss in two years you knew i would say apple this is under immense pressure. the stock is down more than $24 that is a loss for more than 5% we will talk more about that coming up. a lot of stories trending today standing by at the nymex and see meager and we have nicole petallides on the floor at new york stock exchange in a moment of first let's go to our traders on the floor of the new york stock exchange was so many multinational companies coming in with earnings and this seems to be changing the tide of the market to the down side. >> this is a downtrend to begin with with the consolidation we have been waiting for and we want to point* fingers whether china or earnings we have the ability to do t
Apr 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
day when the nasdaq is at the highest level since boom. what it means for local companies, housing values and jobs. >>> and if you use siri she might be getting bumped aside. see what else is coming to your smart phone. >>> i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. temperatures soaring today some ten to 20 degrees above where we should be. 96 in gilroy. increasing wind has prompted a red flag fire warning. i'll have details on where we expect the worst wind coming up. look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink pos
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Apr 9, 2013 7:00pm EDT
the record high it reached last weekend the nasdaq up 16 points. stocks getting all live from a promising start to earnings season. now only 25 of the companies have reported so far in the vast majority have topped the targets. we are off to a good story even with a small sampling. even today the rally is a paper gain of 1.8 trillion dollars for the wilshire trillion index we will talk to the president of seaports securities and get ready for fireworks on capitol hill harry reid today announced he is holding a showdown on thursday on the efforts to roll back the second amendment and we will have a live report to talk to the congressman about the prospects of gun-control, so-called immigration reform and the president's budget. also mounting speculation that north korea could carry out a nuclear test or missile launch at any moment , fox news military analyst joins us on the worsening rhetoric and what action, if any the united states should take to make sure the conflict remains rhetorical. we have a busy day on capitol hill following the two week easter recess. battle lines for
Apr 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
nasdaq has the biggest loss so far. can the q1 rally continue? good to see you, as always. we have mixed market out this morning and mixed data. to see the market pull out a little bit should not be a concern to anybody and people should welcome it. the dough is down fractionally. >> and some of the asian markets are still close. >> what about north korea? is that a distraction or a legitimate concern? >> it's more of a distraction. it's more of a noise. it will be background nois. then,en in, all bets are off. but for the most part i think it's just noise. he wants to stamp his feet and be hert herd. >> down here they are certainly paying attention. >> if we're going to keep this rally in tact, what will they be watching? >> right? and both of those numbers are calling for plus 2,000,000. >> and no revisions with the unemployment number. >> very quickly. all of last week, all we heard was earnings are not going to be as good in this quarter. is that already in this market do you think? >> you know what? i'm not so sure. we just rallied rallied rallied. we had to make a new high. i
Apr 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
nasdaq both ended 21 points higher. the s&p 500 added four to close at yet another record. and looking at the market's scorecard so far for 2013, the dow has soared 13%. the s&p is up 12%. and the nasdaq is higher by 10%. >>> apple wowed investors today, and not because it unveiled a new ipad or an iphone. it is launching a massive corporate bond deal. $17 billion. that is the biggest non-bank corporate bond issue ever and apple's first debt offering in years. why are they doing it? >> tyler, the capital way apple's bonds will be used to fund the company's enhanced dividend and payout plan, which of course was announced last week. my reporting shows that apple's bond sale closed at $17 billion, the largest ever for a nonfinancial firm. it looks like apple's ten-year fixed rate bond, which is really what investors are focused on will have a yield of 2.4%. this will be below its stock dividend yield of 2.8%, but higher than the yield of some of its peers in the technology space, including google, microsoft, and ibm. keep in mind these numbers are subject to change. just stepping
Apr 30, 2013 3:00pm EDT
an incredible run for that market. the nasdaq, also higher, powered higher by apple, which was up 3% today. it's up 17 points right now, the nasdaq composite is, and the s&p is trading higher as well. and any positive close for the s&p will be another new all-time high. we squeaked one out yesterday, so any green arrow there is a new all-time high. so what's driving this market, as we head into the final hour of the trading month of april? bob pisani is in the middle of the action for us right now. robert? >> william, meandering a little bit on the stock market, but two big stories is. apple and pitney bose. apple bit it, $17 billion, the biggest corporate bond offering ever. roche holdings was number two, used to be number one, but there are the others involved. it's the biggest out there. what's it mean for corporate bonds? a lot more allocation out to the tech sector. bottom line for apple, up six of the last seven days. it bottomed way back, april 18th. $389, now $443. take a look at one sector or one etf that might be buying this. that's the biggest corporate bond etf out there
Apr 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
" begins right now. >>> live from the nasdaq market site in new york city's times square i'm melissa lee. trash to treasure. will defense continue to be your best offense in the second quarter or should you start digging in the trash for winners? jpmorgan's tom lee joins with us his top picks. >> social climbing. linkedin has further to run. april fool's trades. don't be the punchline of a bad joke. the stock which may soon crash land. >>> first, will investors go on the defense and drive the stock markets higher? pete, given the list of all-time highs, looks like people are still going to the high-quality names. >> they are going at about every sector out there. if you look at the broad base of this rally, you're looking at industrials, financials, the chip stocks. you have had participation up 10% almost across the board about every sector we are looking at. the utility sector on fire. energy included. you are getting that great broad paicipipation. if you look at the volatility index we've been trading with over the last couple of weeks, it has been a magnet towards that 1350 area
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Apr 29, 2013 10:00pm EDT
of the pst seven sessions, up 13%. the nasdaq up 28, setting a 52 week high. the nasdaq is up 9.5% of the year. the 5000 at 125 billion. and a gain of $2.1 billion. back on arch 9, 2009, our guest tonight is talking about what appears to be the administration's losing war on fossil fuel and tracking. and the epa in their effort to crush keystone pipeline. standard & poor's strategist alan young joins us on the record-setting performance on wall street. kt mcfarland and john bolton on what appears to be a break the administration stonewalled on benghazi. congressman dave camp once the hypocrisy in washington to stop at least on one issue, that is of course obamacare. the chairman of the house ways and means committee, introducing a bill that would prevent federal officials and congress from exempting themselves from provisions in obamacare. a spokesman said the obamacare exchanges are good enough for the hard-working americans and small business, then they should be good enough for the president and vice president in congress and federal employees. this comes in response to what legisl
Apr 12, 2013 6:30pm PDT
ended just a fraction of a point lower. the nasdaq off 5 and the s&p down 4 points. still those averages were up for the week by 2%. gold prices went down 4% to $1500 an ounce, down $63 to the lowest level since july 2011. >>> well, despite the discouraging reports on retail spending, terry lund gren, the ceo of macy's said that his stores customers are still opening the wallet. even though the payroll tax increase has forced other consumers to pull back. >> our customer base is continuing to buy when the product is right. when the value is there. and when it makes sense on a price/value relationship. we continue to be confident at least in our case that the consumer is still in a buying he mode. >> our courtney reagan keeps tabs on the buys habits of consumers, she is at the state supreme court house in washington. she has been -- courtney we will get to the trial in a moment, first, it's to get your take on what terry lund gren said, do you think that couple econsume think that couple e consumers a buying mode? >> i think it depends on the consumer and the store. it's not a ve
Apr 30, 2013 4:30am PDT
record high. the nasdaq hitting a 12 1/2 year peak. as a fair amount of economic data, reports on employment costs, home prices, manufacturing and consumer confidence. pfizer reported earnings a little bit ago. they were a little disappointing. that stock trading to the down side. the dow rising to 14,818. closing in on 15,000. the nasdaq up. the federal reserve widely expected to keep the low interest rate policy in place for the foreseeable future as the economy remains sluggish and the job market is weaker than expected. inflation remains low. >>> it is 4:45 right now. let's check back in and get a little weather forecast. our christina loren here to tell us she is going to keep you nicer, warmer and sunnier. >> it is going to be a really warm day. temperatures are going to be just about as warm as we ended up yesterday. what i can tell you, not quite as hot. look at those numbers. they are kind of staring you back in the face, snake eyes. 96 degrees in gilroy yesterday. we had a beautiful day at the beach. we are going to get spoiled with more beautiful days right at the coast
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Apr 10, 2013 1:00pm EDT
# -- 500 hitting all time record high intradays here. the dow at -- the nasdaq at a multiyear high. the nasdaq up 1%, not quitting, traded as high as 14825. we got the fed minutes. obviously, that was a big deal showing the fed is ready to continue money printing and bond buying helping to keep markets alive. that's been supporting this market, also, look here at tech joints doing well. as we said, the tech -- nasdaq up 1.8% and ibm shares on the rise, ubs raised ibm to a buy, cisco, ibm, hp, microsoft doing so well, and there they are for you. a lot of up arrows. melissa: great day for making money. nicole, thank you so much. lori: politics in play today. president obama up vails his budget taking aim at spending as well as retirement accounts. itch -- rich edson on capitol hill for us. >> democrats applauded the president's budget, and republicans, as you imagine, say it's a tax and spend liberal document. look at the proposes here, specially focuses on the rich implementing the buffet rule. we've seen this, 30% effective tax rate on homes with incomes of $1 million or more. private e
Apr 11, 2013 4:00pm EDT
stock exchange and uptown at the nasdaq. maria, have a great rest of the day, a good second hour of the "closing bell," i'll see you soon. >>> and it is 4:00 on wall street. do you know where your money is? hi, everybody. welcome back to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo on the floor of the new york stock exchange, coming to you from post nine. this market headed into uncharted territory yet again. both the dow and s&p 500 closing at fresh all-time highs. take a look, it gained 62 points on the session. and ended almost one-half of 1% for the dow. nasdaq, up three points. technology, somewhat of a laggard today after being a huge leader yesterday. but look at where the nasdaq is. 3300. s&p, all-time high of 1593.25, up 5.5 points on the session. let's get right into the market action right now, looking at this market ahead of the big stream of earnings we're going to get tomorrow and into next week. ben pace from deutsche bank management is with me. greg ip, cnbc contributor from the economist. and our own rick santelli. good to see everybody. thanks for joining us. ben pace,
Apr 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT
there -- let's see. for the nasdaq it's a 12-year high. got to keep all these records straight here. the nasdaq any second now we'll show you the nasdaq, i think. there we go. up 33 points at 3312. a 12-year high. you can see sideways action for the last couple hours. there's the s&p. 1595 is right about at t all time high, previous all time high. we're waiting to see if we can reach the previous intraday high at 1597. so many things to keep an eye on today. in today's closing bell exchange as we talk about all of this, anthony chan from chase wealth management and dani hughes from divine capital joining me here. jim lacamp from ubs is out there somewhere. so is our rick santelli. anthony chan we noticed a trend in earnings to this point. revenue is a big problem for a lot of companies right now, isn't it? revenue growth? >> it is a problem. whenever you see that 45% of the companies are beating but the historical average is 50, it's a problem. on the earnings they're a lot better. the revenues are short. here's the issue. the issue is we're seeing perhaps a moving away from austeri
Apr 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
. good morning. >>> good morning to you. futures are higher. the nasdaq managed to hold on to a fourth day of gains and the dow snapped a three-day winning streak. we'll get data on unemployment and earnings from bristol-myers, conocophillips, exxonmobil and united. dow is up to 14,676. the nasdaq inched up to 3269. >> hostess brands new owners are gearing up to reopen new factories aiming to have twinkies back on store shelves. they are planning to hire 1500 work cuss but they won't be union workers. they closed after the bakers union went on strike. the private equity firm that bought it says it is confident it can find enough highly skilled nonunion labor. back to you. >> pat's beer and twinkies. that would be one breakfast. courtney reagan, thank you very much. >>> 4:44. a little early. justin timberlake can do a new song. >>> let's check in with meteorologist, christina loren. she is out and about celebrating green week. she is at the heritage rose garden in san jose. good morning. it is such a beautiful place there. >> yeah. she is looking and feeling good. >> reporter: hey, than
Apr 2, 2013 3:00pm EDT
closing bell sounds on wall street. the dow jones industrial up 70 points at 14,643. nasdaq and s&p also strong. >> as you know, maria, facebook's chief operating officer, sheryl sandberg, is doing media tours to promote her new book, "lean in." and now ceo mark zuckerberg is reportedly forming an organization focusing on immigration and education reform. meanwhile, their stock is still way off the ipo price and the company is still struggling to monetize mobile. so should they be focusing on that instead of outside personal projects? we look at both sides of that issue, coming up momentarily. >> also, a new zombie apocalypse movie getting re-edited, not for gore or violence, but instead, because it might offend the chinese. that outrageous story and why that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the united states business bending to china. that's coming up on the "closing bell." tdd# 1-800-345-2550 you should've seen me today. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 when the spx crossed above its 50-day moving average, tdd# 1-800-345-2550 i saw the trend. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 it looked really
Apr 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
for trade on the nasdaq yesterday. even as the nasdaq dropped 60 points, the fairway ipo popped 33%. fairway shares priced in at $13 and closed at $17.35. the company is raising money to open new stores in new york, new jersey and connecticut. in our cover story, abbott labs did very well in the first quarter, much of it due to the pharmaceutical company's work in emerging markets. but, the portion of abbott that split off, called "abbvie" - not so well. layoffs are coming. first of all, there are now two abbotts. the company split in january. abbott labs, which sells nutritional brands, diagnostic products and stents for heart patients, and abbvie, which is mostly pharmaceuticals such as anti-inflamatory drug humira. the first one, abbott labs, did well in the first quarter - more than $2 billion in sales came from emerging markets. "for abbott, its future is in emerging markets. 41% of its first-quarter sales came from emerging markets, and we see that continuing." china, which is enacting its own health care reforms, is seeing nutrition and diagnosis of medical conditions on the
Apr 11, 2013 4:00am EDT
, european equities struggle to stay in the green after the nasdaq hits a 12-year high while the s&p and dow hit fresh records. now in focus, long-term sales in italy and weekly jobless claims in the united states. >>> governor kuroda danced himself from a hard line stance of the 2% level saying the bank will adjust its policy if necessary. >>> and russia's first quarter sales are boosted by strength of sales of tamiflu. but the drug giant warnings the drug's run is tapering off. >>> president obama will sit down with several big u.s. banks at the white house today to discuss everything from the economy to cyber security. >>> very good morning to you. welcome to the start of your global trading day. will the rally continue today? right now, the dow is trading some 30 points above fair value. the nasdaq at the moment is about 0.75 of a point above fair value. the nasdaq up 1.8% in yesterday's session. as fas as the ftse global 300 is concerned, we're up right now at 0.3%. the ftse 1 00 at the moment, up 0.5%. the ftse mib up 0.5%. pretty good t-bill auction yesterday. we've got the b to b
Apr 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
morning while the nasdaq and s&p are showing positive numbers. stocks finished higher yesterday rebounding from one of the worst weeks of the year. here are the final numbers. the dow gained 48 points to close at 14,613. the nasdaq rose 18 points. the s&p 500 rose nine points. >> police have arrested two people in connection with a fatal shooting last weekend gilroy. investigators are still looking for one other person in the shooting that happened on chestnut street last week. police arrested 21 year-old jose morales cotrtex and a 17 year-old boy whose name has not been released. they're are continuing to search for 21 year-old juan guerra is considered armed and dangerous. the three allegedly shot and killed a 30 year-old and jesse emmael silos and injured another person. >> south san francisco police are on the lookout for two men who stabbed a man in front of his wife sunday early morning. the victim was standing outside his home talking to his wife on randolph avenue near spruce ave. two men approached a couple and shouted a gang of slurs. the victim confronted the two susp
Apr 15, 2013 12:00pm EDT
nasdaq. down about 40 points. just stunning some of the big losers on the s&p are related to commodities in some way. freeport, pioneer natural, cliffs natural, newmont mining, and peabody, all among the biggest losers on the s&p. let's get back to the headquarters. wapner and the "halftime." zillion. >> all right, carl thank you very much. four hours to go until the close. let's take you to the wall. a down day is where we stand now. basically lowest levels of the day. the s&p, dow, nasdaq selling off as we come on the air. here's what we're following. the glitter trade. how gold's meltdown is bringing big money to a well-known hedge fund. you'll hear from the manager live on "halftime" in a moment. banking on the financials. earnings are in the books. more coming this week. which is the best one to own today? >>> first, the top story, and that's the continued commodities sell-off. gold picking up right where it left off on friday. and now, suffering its worst two-day drop in 30 days. crude not spared either. oil falls to the worst level since the end of last year. what is g
Apr 25, 2013 1:00pm EDT
a software bug. that prompted a halt in apple shares. nasdaq at the heart of a glitch. the exchange system of matching buys and sells had not modelled for the extreme volume of that deal and it failed. during a routine software upgrade. an old code, the new system unleashed orders for stock that left knight on the hook for a massive unwanted trading position. >> we can be victimized. sue, back down to you. >> all right. a survey just out. almost a quarter of central bankers said they owned corporate stocks or are planning to buy equity shares. yet, none the less, the market is he is a cnbc contributor and director. you would think that given what we have just laid out that the market would be under a little more pressure. >> you would. but this geo political stuff will hit us later today. and then we will get some activity from that. the market continues to just fascinate me in the fact that it doesn't want to back off. and the article today that you're referring to today, in the u.s., the fed does not have the mandate to buy individual stocks. in japan, they do. >> it's not the fed
Apr 2, 2013 5:00pm EDT
territory at 14,662 with a gain of almost 90 points. the nasdaq, s&p 500 also higher. s&p at an all-time, 1570. have a great night, everybody. i'll see you again on "closing bell" tomorrow. "fast money" begins right now. >>> the nasdaq markets new york city's times square, i'm melissa lee. fools gold. prices fall to four-week low after it is the end of the gold era. the firm's head of commodities research joins us live to discuss this bold call. >>> getting active. icon were the top in activist invest coerce take a position next in how you can make money on their coattails. >>> and tech troubles from apple to facebook. the sector hasn't been able the gain any momentum this year. where you should be placing your bets right now. >>> but first, let's get to the traders, get to the top trades of the day. beakers, kick it off with you. still in the bear suit? >> absolutely still in the bear suit. look at bonds today. look at the russell 2000. all of those underperformed. most of my bearishness comes from europe, and that is why my top trade for today is to buy gold, down $25. i think people a
Apr 11, 2013 2:00pm EDT
the nasdaq by a half a point. >>> it is another hot day for the stock market. the stocks that are based here, some of the hottest performing in the market. not only the all time highs like general mills, 3m. you also have stocks at multiyear highs. names like polaris. a lot of hot stocks and hot companies based here. the weather may not be hot but we have got a big show for you. day three of our opportunity usa road trip wraps up from a cold and snowy minneapolis, minnesota. >> you are absolutely right. you may have ice. we have fire. the markets are on fire. let me run you through just a few of the incredible stats that we are seeing here today. for example, more than 1/3 of dow component stocks trading at all time highs. the s&p is 140 or nearly 30% of s&p's stocks that are also hitting new 52 week highs. a number of downgrades for microsoft. we found a microsoft bull. he found him and he's coming on. he's a brave man. back over to you. >> you sort of know those stories. a lot of people in new york thinking the midwest is flyover country. minneapolis has a little secret. it is o
Apr 18, 2013 4:00am EDT
about 25 points at the open this morning. small rallies shaping up for the nasdaq and the s&p, as well. we know the nasdaq in particular was a weak link in particular. apple did fall below that $400 mark. it did knock down stocks across the globe, particularly in asia. its suppliers and tech stocks generally seen as exposed to the country's weakness after it was warned that revenue for that cup wasn't going to be that strong thanks to its one big customer, i.e., apple. >>> the ftse cnbc global 300 just a little lower on the day. we'll look at european markets for that. we are rebounding a little bit after yesterday's weak session. the xetra dax downing 0.6%. that's about a quarter of the move that we saw yesterday. indeed, eegan jones did come out and downgrade moody's in its annual statement reiterating the outlook for that country. the ftse 100, ftse mib are adding better than 0.8% for italy which is going through the process of selecting its next president. there is hope that at least this will help keep the country on track. moving to the bond's space span was just out with an
Apr 24, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. nasdaq looks like this, highest level of the day. in positive territory, keeping in positive territory with a gain of about seven points but a quarter of a percent. s&p 500 looks like this, similar chart pattern as the nasdaq, where it too hovers a to the highest levels of the day, having reversed early losses. major averages coming off the lows of the session. can they manage to eke out the gains into the close? >> let's talk about it into "closing bell's" exchange with mike thompson from s&p capital iq is with us here at the big board and our own rick santelli is with us here. we've talked a lot about this wall of worry that continues to be a headwind for the stock market. you guys, though, say, a little worry is good for the market, right? >> i think it is. because it keeps people a little bit more grounded. investors know, you know, just yesterday, i think, you know, that could qualify as a shock. and i think people are getting more and more accepting of the fact that these things come, you can't see them coming, and it keeps people, you know, keeps them a little bit defe
Apr 12, 2013 4:00am EDT
nasdaq at the moment is some five points below fair value. both these markets up 0.4% yesterday and, sorry, not the nasdaq. the nasdaq was up 0.1%, the s&p was up 0.4% yesterday and right now that is called some 2.7 points below fair value. european markets have four days of rallies that have come to a halt this morning. the ftse 100 wiping out yesterday's gains, the xetra dax and the ibex down 0.9%, we're up about 1% for the ftse mib, as well. on the currency markets, it's all about the yen. dollar/yen in particular has been in focus. right now, 99.10. we got within a whisker of 11 hunl on dollar/yen. we got to 99.95 early on in overnight trade in asia. sterling/dollar is at seven-week highs at the moment, 1.5 57. euro/dollar, steady at 1.3057. >>> u.s., u.s. equities continue to hit highs. the first quarter has already seen more than 100 negative revisions for companies in the s&p 500. this according to thompson reuters. profit growth is set to increase by 1.6% compared to 2.6% in the previous quarter. until today, stock markets have been slugging off that outlook. the s&p and nas
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Apr 6, 2013 4:00am EDT
>> very good evening. i'm n for lou dobbs. the s&p and nasdaq suffering the worst week of the year after the recovery and the roadblock. hiring rose sharply with the economy adding only 88,000 jobs, well below annual estimates of 200,000. the worst job creation since june of last year. the unemployment rate fell from 77 to 76. don't get excited. that is only because 496,000 americans dropped out of the work force last month. deliver participation rate fell from 63 and and a half to 63. the lowest level since 1979 when jimmy carter was president. even president obama's former economic adviser saying, this is a punch to the gatt. stocks plunged as a result. although they ended up recovering more than half there earlier losses, the dow did end the session off 41 points. the s&p finished down seven and the nasdaq down 21. analysts saying the cell in may and go away strategy is starting, just a little early. we will be talking about the jobs report and market direction , the senior u.s. economist with deutsche bank securities. also, north korea telling foreign embassy staff to consider
Apr 5, 2013 5:30pm EDT
the nasdaq market site in times square, i'm melissa lee. here are the traders here and in sunny los angeles. the dow and s&p recovering from a weaker than expected jobs report, but it's trouble in tech land that has this desk worried tonight. apple nearing a fresh 52-week low and perhaps more troubling, google, which had been one of the hottest stocks this year, nearing correction territory and having a very rough day. so, we asked tonight, is this a buying opportunity or is tech, in fact, in trouble? let's get in the money and find out right now. dan, you're bearish by nature, so, i'm guessing that you're worried? >> here is the thing. abo today apple was flirting with that 52-week low. it made a break to the end of the day, go down to $419. the 52-week low is $419. and then it hold. google is a totally different story. google has been the beneficiary of apple's pain over the last few months. made a new all-time high last month and it since came off 7.5%. the stock broke down through some important technical support. i don't think there's anything really that fundamentally interest
Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
home sales is the lowest in years and the nasdaq is up 27 and the s&p 500 is above it's all time high up 11. >>> golden state warriors are one away from moving on in the nba playoffs. nearly 20,000 warrior fans are mostly wearing yellow shirts were out last night at oracle arena. they had a 3-1 lead and stefan curry scored 22 leading passed the nuggets 115-101. >> i was there to just get a rhythm and the goal became more attainable. >> the series continues tomorrow night in center thank you for -- denver. thank you for trusting ktvu news, we'll see you next time. alex paen: the program you are about to view contains real life mysteries of several missing people. just watching may save their lives. kidnappings... family abductions... runaways... right now, we need your help to locate the many children and adults who are missing. [captioning made possible by telco productions, inc alex: thanks for joining us. i'
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